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of journalist cokie roberts. yesterday members of the house gave tributes to the louisiana democrat. lindy boggs was 97. >> speaker, i rise today to pay tribute to a former member of the house and a grand lady from louisiana, ms. lindy boggs. she was a pioneer for the state of louisiana, and she served louisiana's second congressional district following death of her late husband who was then the majority leader of the house. she was the first woman elected to represent the state of louisiana in congress, and she was a founder of the congresswomen's caucus, and in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the women -- congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. lindy was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy sea during the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and a loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and, in fact, just recently she and her daughter partic
going? this is what he said in new orleans. >> i love new orleans. >> louisiana. >> i love louisiana. nola. >> come on. >> many other states that embrace those conservative values, the approach that we have taken over the years. i am in one today in florida. you look at south carolina. you look at florida. >> we're in louisiana. >> i know and i said that. i am in one of the states that reflect those today in louisiana. i got that. >> it is only mississippi, alabama, three states. >> i said that. >> seriously. i think before -- you have never done that? >> i think the panhandle went all the way to louisiana. he was technically maps. if you look at the maps of your late 18th century map maker. >> i think he is tired. >> there are many other states that embrace those conservative values, the approach that we have taken over the years. i am in one today in florida. you look at south carolina. you look at florida -- >> we're in louisiana. >> i know and i said that. i am in one of those states that reflect those today in louisiana. >> we are here. how great is he? >> i want him to run. >>
to the gentleman from louisiana, mr. scalise. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. scalise: thank you, mr. chairman and i thank the gentleman from virginia for yielding and for bringing this bill forward. i'm a strong supporter of the reins act and why we are bringing this bill forward is because of the regulations that have been coming from this obama administration. when i talk to small business owners in my district, the biggest impediment they tell me to creating more jobs, the biggest impediment, are the rules and regulations coming down from the federal government. the reins act says if these rules and regulations are so important and have a $100 million impact, shouldn't they come before congress and state their case? what are you so afraid of coming before the public body? president obama said he was going to be the most transparent ever. yet he has bureaucrats coming up with rules and regulations and we have hearings on this stuff. and when they talk about things kids' going to save lives, the rules have absolutely nothing to do with improving the quality of peop
louisiana. during negotiations, officials saying the 20 year old said he was going to kill the hostages, that's when police stormed the building. ahmed's family owns a store across the street. ahmed took three bank employees hostage tuesday afternoon. >>> hopeful news for a teen in dire need of a heart transplant. it has made 15-year-old anthony stokes a candidate for a donor heart. anthony was initially denied a spot on a transplant list because of what they called noncompliance. his mother believes he was being punished for having poor grades and a run-in with the law. >>> san diego mayor bob filner is vowing to fight amid sexual harassment claims. in a written statement responding to the demands for a recall, he touted the city's progress during his term. filner just returned from a two-week stint in therapy. now he's facing more problems. political reports the locks in his office have been changed. and four san diego hooters restaurants are boycotting filner, saying he will not be served. more than a dozen women are accusing the san diego mayor of sexual harassment. >>> new york may
operatives in louisiana are trying to woo "duck dynasty" star willie robertson to run for the statehouse. his duck hunting supply companies are in the fifth district, represented by retiring rodney alexander. the self described redneck millionaire was on "the five" today. >> i was going to ask that question, whether you were interested in that vacated congressional seat in louisiana. >> i'm kind of busy right now. i got a lot going on. >> we'll see. with re-election bid not going as planned, it was time for a new approach. norway's prime minister who had not driven a car in eight years spent an afternoon as taxi driver in oslo. he says taxis are one of the few places people share their true views. he wore sunglasses and uniform, only revealing his identity once passengers recognized him. by the way, all passengers got a free ride. >>> to say they parted on bad terms is a major understatement. two law professors have been fighting over their divorce 17 years, seven years longer than they were actually married. they filed more than 1400 entries in the case, most over money or custody. by the wa
into a sinkhole beneath a louisiana bayou. water rushing down beneath the trees like a drain. >> makes you wonder how does something like this happen and could it happen near you? abc's matt gutman went in search of answers. >> they're moving. they're moving, john. >> reporter: this is not an optical illusion. a standard tree, seemingly, melting into the swamp in bayou corridor, louisiana, being swallowed into a massive sinkhole, sucking everything down with it. watch the trees again -- dipping slowly at first then quickly vanishing into the hole. scientists say more than a football field deep. the sinkhole near an old salt line. workers using water to dissolve and pump out the salt. eye vently they pumped out enough to give the ground way. and the earth moves into the cavern causing ever growing sinkholes above. >> it will continue to grow where it finds a point where it can support itself. >> reporter: the sinkhole appeared a year ago. 150 household were evacuated. now the state is suing the company that mined the salt. but sink holes are common. and often occur naturally. this one in downtown
look at south carolina. you look at florida. >> you're in louisiana. >> where am i? >> the pit of despair. >> i know when i said that, i'm in one of those states that reflects that today in louisiana. >> oops. >> millions lined up for their chance at that million-dollar dream. >> $1 million. >> this jackpot is a crack ton of money. >> $448.4 million. >> this week's jackpot made new millionaires in new jersey and minnesota. >> yes! >> i was in shock. i was absolutely in shock will i never imagined it would be me. never, ever. >> kim called me at like 8:30. she said are you a millionaire sure enough, they are right and i said i'll have to call you back later. >> this week's top trender. >> going on at the hyatt that no one wants to talk about. everyone was hush-hush. >> shhh. be very quiet. >> the insider tells us the entire place was rented out by the koch brothers. >> republican hot brothers join the billionaire brothers for a secret meeting in new mexico. >> what kind of dastardly scheme are they cooking up now. >> i? like him. >> they're the financial engine of the financial
was born in louisiana but grew up in japan where she decided to follow in her father's footsteps and join the military. >> i knew that if i was going to do any branch of the military, it had to be the best of the best and the most challenging one and the marine corps of course was everything i was looking. >> how many tours of duty did you do? >> three tours of iraq? >> 2006, 2008 and 2009. >> during her tour in iraq, her friends introduced her to the hard hitting world of mixed martial arts. >> i don't just focus on martial arts. being that engaged and that involved in something, it was a game of chess that i could push myself to. >> there's a gear that she has that other human beings don't posse possess. when she turns that gear on, she leaves everybody in the dust. >> when did you take your first official lesson? >> the first official lesson was the day i got back from iraq. i was beaten up, so i was like, hey, i want to do this. >> this was with another girl, right? >> no, other men. >> they showed you no mercy? >> not at all. >> i have seen grown men that are professionals in mma com
not recognize i am originally from louisiana, and it is not recognized. but just like all other civil progress, the south as far behind. it will take some time to reach it, but we will eventually get there. lived inng have you mississippi? >> just over a year. of the time i spent in louisiana and i lived in baileys, central america, for the last five years before e,ming to mississippi -- beliz central america, for the last five years before coming to mississippi. >> mark, go ahead with your comment. thismain point to all of is, we live in a great country and everybody has the right to be wrong. everybody has the right to be right. what we have here is a battle over semantics, i think. can be think the union called marriage because marriage is a sacrament. it is sacred. it is holy. , a homosexual marriage, is sodomy. that is not holy. that is an unholy union. if you want to go ahead and have the government take care of all of your finances and everything after you die, then call it something else. civil union, maybe that is what you have to do. maybe that is what we were all word,ng over, a sem
. this is stanford from louisiana, 77 years old. hello. caller: good morning. i'm calling because i was at the first march. i had followed what was going on during that time. that you are speaking of included -- and i want to speak -- included in that spirit and i want to speak of the veterans of the civil rights march. had ato me that the vets to the united states military. they do notl, support president kennedy early on. the vets had come home seeking to participate in the country's they sought civil rights. some were hung in their uniforms. so threats to their homes and communities, the veterans regressed back to their homes and their neighborhoods and their farms and things like that. until they heard of reverend king and his movement. then they came out. never saw the crowds behind the frontline of king, lori, and that group, the group of the leadership in the march. who were those people behind them? vets.f them were most of the more people who had fought in germany and north africa and the philippines and japan, etc. they came home and they do not have civil rights for themselves. so here's
's in your walle charles: news alert, homes in louisiana evacuated after a train derailment spilled flammable and corrosive chemicals 60 miles west of baton rouge. louisiana governor bobby jindal says authorities are investigating the crash and determining the extent of the damage. another headache for detroit and it might have to wait until after halloween to see if it is allowed to file for bankruptcy but guess what, america, detroit's distress may be on your doorstep soon. our next guest says you combine other states and city tensions you would get on number, see that on your screen? $4.6 trillion? joining us is matthew from the commonwealth foundation. it is interesting because we do look and say it for the detroit. i don't think people realize they are sitting on something very similar. >> this is something that is going to happen in cities and states all across america. what we see in detroit is a precursor for the fiscal calamities that are going to occur because of unsustainable pensions and unaffordable health care costs. these have added up and we will have to pay for it one way or
great people like bobby jindal in louisiana. we he have kasich in ohio. we have got a whole sear regions of top notch governors and then you have got jeb bush who was a great governor in florida two terms. my sense which one of those governors evolved. chris christie a frontrunner and raise money an viable candidate. whoever wins that against the washington establishment i think comes out basically a much better candidate. >> chris plant, i think he is saying rand paul is a washington establishment. >> came in as revolutionary. he is being framed that way. and he really is at this point versus the establishment republican party. a very revolutionary voice right now in washington, d.c. which is rather absurd on some level. but as a libertarian voice, i think that if you are looking at going up against hillary clinton, i think rand paul is the stark contrast. he is the bright colors. he is not the pale pastels. i think christie is a nice guy. i'm not a chris christie basher. he is the run of the mill establishment, you know, big government. >> laura: i remember when he ran in 2010. he ran
, beside west virginia and louisiana is in the bottom half of education spending per student. so is it time for an amicable break up, a nice break up, but a breakup indeed. chuck thomson has wondered the same thing. he went to the south and did some research, the result, a hilarious book about folks that he says may be holding our country back. the book is called "better off without them, a northern manifest toe for southern secession." chuck, thanks for being here. your book is terrific. in the very beginning of the book, you say you find yourself shouting: >> so, first and foremost, chuck, tell us how you really feel about the south. >> i really feel about that passage, which is probably the most quoted from the entire book is that hyperbole is an interesting literary device and a grabber. a lot of people have assumed that that is what the entire book is about. thanks for having me on and having read at least past the first pang so you know there's a little more to it and spleen and rage and venom, of which i have a decent amount, but i think a lot of americans do on both the north and so
is 6:25. a hostage standoff at a louisiana bank ended with both a hostage and the gunman dead. investigators say the 20-year- old suspect had no intention of robbing the bank. they say he went into the bank yesterday, he did have a gun, and he took three captives. he later freed a female bank teller but just before midnight as a swat teams are moving in, he shot two is national rail safety month. >>> some northern california roller derby teams want your blood. they say it's all for a good cause. they are helping the american red cross by hosting blood drives. that is the time of year when donations tend to drop off. today's blood drive is at the whole foods in cap toe la. it runs from -- on friday. it's next month. >>> striking city workers say they have a message for the mayor. we're live in hayward with the latest next. >>> and we'll take you live to the opening bell to see what is happening on wall street. >>> good morning. if you are driving toward the bay bridge, the traffic at the mccarthur maze that looks good heading around the corner because you will see slow traffic.
discipline. >> liz was born in louisiana but grew up in japan where she decided to follow in her father's footsteps and join the military. >> i knew that if i was going to do any branch of the military, it had to be the best of the best and the most challenging one and the marine corps of course was everything i was looking. >> how many tours of duty did you do? >> three tours of iraq? >> 2006, 2008 and 2009. >> during her tour in iraq, her friends introduced her to the hard hitting world of mixed martial arts. >> i don't just focus on martial arts. being that engaged and that involved in something, it was a game of chess that i could push myself to. >> there's a gear that she has that other human beings don't posse possess. when she turns that gear on, she leaves everybody in the dust. >> when did you take your first official lesson? >> the first official lesson was the day i got back from iraq. i was beaten up, so i was like, hey, i want to do this. >> this was with another girl, right? >> no, other men. >> they showed you no mercy? >> not at all. >> i have seen grown men that are pro
is in jail in louisiana. couldn't even come because he was in jail from protest. the tension behind the stage here was over your speech. >> by the forces of our demands, our determination, and our numbers, we should split a segregated south into a thousand pieces and put them together in the image of god and democracy. we must say wake up, erk many, wake up. for we will not stop and we will not be patient. >> they wanted to change a line in your speech. tell us about that. >> near the end of the speech, near the very end, i said something like if we do not see meaningful progress today they will come we may be forced to march through the south the way sherman did non-violently. they said no you can't say that. and the archbishop of the diocese in washington said not to give it if i didn't change it. we met think this side of lincoln. and we had a portable typewriter. and the executive secretary of the non-violent organization, a. phillip randolph was there, dr. king, mr. wilkin. and he said to me can we change that? i said john, that doesn't sound like you. and mr. randolph said we've come th
to south carolina. go back to georgia, go back to louisiana, go back to the slums and ghettos of our northern cities. knowing that somehow this situation can and will be changed. let us not wallow in the valley of despair. i say to you today, my friend friends -- [ cheers and applause ] >> -- though even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow i still have a dream. it is a dream deeply rooted in the american dream. i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed. we hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal. i have a dream that one day on the red hills of georgia, sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. i have a dream that one day even the state of mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. i have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of
that won the chimpanzee from a sanctuary in louisiana, the winner of 10,000 big ones. greg, you also entered that under the name snuggles. >> i did it to pick up an artist not to enter. >> i have done similar work like that. usually after a night of drinking. >> that was a good piece of artwork. >> it is pretty amazing. like your tie, juan. >> look at that! quite similar to the tie! >> and used his tongue to do it. that's the detail i left out. greg it as well. thanks for watching, everybody. be sure to tune in monday for the special day labor day edition of "the five." have a great holiday weekend. "special report" is up next. >>> obama administration puts it in writing, laying out a case for military action against syria. this is "special report." good evening, i am doug mcelway in for bret baier. we finally got a look at some of the evidence this afternoon that president obama says puts the blame for last week's chemical attack on damascus squarely at the feet of the assad regime. many at home and abroad are unconvinced military action is about saving lives and not saving face for
in louisiana, the winner of 10,000 big ones. greg, you also entered that under the name snuggles. >> i did it to pick up an artist not to enter. >> i have done similar work like that. usually after a night of drinking. >> that was a good piece of artwork. >> it is pretty amazing. like your tie, juan. >> look at that! quite similar to the tie! >> and used his tongue to do it. that's the detail i left out. greg it as well. thanks for watching, everybody. be sure to tune in monday for the special day labor day edition of "the five." have a great holiday weekend. "special report" is up next. >>> welcome to "red eye." it is like what i like about you, if bys you you mean me and by me i mean you. due to andy levey dying in his apart meant and being eaten by his cat there will be no pre game report. let's get to it and welcomets. our guests. she is so hot that it reallydo doesn't matter what i sayuse because you aren't listening. i am here with april rose. what a great name. host of "max sum exposure" and " girl code" and mtv2's "guyv2 code." no bi-code which is homophobic. and fillinllg in for
not think it has any credibility whatsoever. host: let's go back to your point. from: i just came louisiana. i had a great trip there. there is such potential to open up and create jobs here. host: what is it? guest: it is taking those amazing resources of natural gas and oil and also the renewals -- the renewables there and putting americans to work and creating revenue that we need for better roads and better schools. i think in washington we too often polarize things. either you are for the environment or for jobs or something like this. i do not see it that way. we can do what has and done in louisiana and other areas. diversify the economy. they have great paying jobs. i want the same thing here. host: what specifically? iran on the opening of coastal virginia so that we can journal and get to the natural resources that are there in an environmentally safe way. the governor ran on it. the general assembly want it. the only thing holding us back is the administration. that is not a partisan comments. there is essentially a. . they are not moving forward. .- that is essentially it they a
for president at the time, gets the vice presidential nomination so you have this axis of taylor, a louisiana sugar planter, running with fillmore, the comptroller of the state of new york. for me there's a personal thing which i have to say, i currently teach at albany law school where fillmore was living and next year i will be a visitor at l.s.u., a law school in louisiana, so i'm the embodiment of the albany-baton rouge accent, as well. >> i'd like to say, let's don't discount that the mexican war brought us all of the western southwest -- california, new mexico, et cetera. he was the commander-in-chief and he acted like it and if it upset winfield scott who had quite a temper, and zachary taylor, so be it, but as it turned out, that's what history has recorded. we greatly expanded the united states during that time and we got those properties for very, very little. in terms of the history of real estate, polk rates high. >> on to zachary taylor. >> only if you think that going to war with a country to steal half their country is an appropriate and legitimate thing to do and significant n
, florida. >> take a look at your weather on this hump day. rainy, louisiana to south carolina. there will be a few thunderstorms from eastern montana to new mexico. mostly dry along the west coast. >> feels like fall on the east coast. highs in the 70s from boston down to carolinas. 90 or above most of florida, parts of texas will top 100. >> all right. everybody loves a good party. the more elaborate the better. this one so elaborate we. decided to make it our "favorite story of the day." ♪ ♪ >> the kid's name is sam horowitz from texas, and joining the lady on stage for "dance again" by j-lo. sam's bar mitzvah. it happened last summer. the elaborate party is getting attention because the video was online. >> the kid can dance. >> i want to watch that over and over again. oh, my gosh. look at him. he knows all the moves. >> a natural entertainer. natural born. ♪ spotlight on me >> would you do it, diana. >> the lady in the background. nobody knew who i was, wearing a -- if i was a 13, sam horowitz. >> if you go for it. own it. that kid owned it. didn't he? >> he is so c
guest has a lot of questions too. republican senator david vitter out of louisiana. >> good morning, good to be with you. bill: and you as well. we've been on the story for two weeks. what is your take on it? >> sadly this is what america hates most about washington. washington passes law and exempts itself. this is the same thing all over again. you know obamacare is broken. it's a big problem. great, washington fixes it for washington. wait a minute, what about fixing it for america and in meantime, treating washington, every member of congress all staff, president, vice president, all of their appointees exactly as same as middle america? bill: that is a great question. you written letters to the president and pelosi and reid and boehner and mcconnell. >> right. bill: part of your letter says this on screen for the viewers this is just one sentence. >> sure. bill: this bailout was pulled out of thin air under intense and sadly bipartisan political pressure. you're a republican. are you saying democrats and republicans were on board with the subsidy cut? >> some of them, absolutel
've never seen before. this comes from louisiana. we've seen pictures of the after matthew sink holes. watch these trees get swallowed by this sinkhole underneath this water. it just keeps going. the trees on the left side don't move one inch and those trees, rest in peace. completely gone. incredible stuff there. growing sinkhole. assumption paris, louisiana. >> holy cow. >> let me show you our fire stats. there's at that report out yesterday we ran out of money our federal budget has been all used up to fight the wildfires across the country. what's interesting we actually haven't had that bad of a fire season compared to the last two years. only burned half the acreage. i don't know who is making that fire budget. as far as the fires burning right now 51 uncontrolled wildfires, all across the west. 14 of those are burning in idaho. we're at the peak of our wildfire season and they are busy out there and it continues to be hot and dry and that's where the drought is too out west. as far as temperatures, we hit 90 yesterday in new york city and chicago. first time in a month. it's the middl
with a front in the southeast. that means heavy rain stretching from louisiana all the way into the carolinas. couple scattered showers are possible in the northeast but generally speaking gorgeous. we're talking about 70s and 80s. temperatures below normal and i always want to end on a good note especially in the rock block. >> rocking into a beautiful weekend. thanks so much, indra. >>> we're close to the top of the hour, time for the top news. >>> right now we're just looking for her future and getting her settled. >> moving forward. hannah anderson stepping out in public for the first type since being rescued. new details on her captor as we hear from her father on how she is doing. >>> too far, a blistering, new report says the nsa broke privacy rules of its surveillance program thousands of times each year, spying on americans it shouldn't be. >>> new discovery and it's a cute one, meet the mammal who has been hidden for centuries just being found by mankind now. where has he been all this time? >> your "new day" starts right now. >> announcer: what you need to know. >> our traditional
report 113-187 in the following order, amendment number one by mr. scalise of louisiana, amendment number three by mr. smith ofs missouri, amendment number four by mr. latham of iowa, amendment number six by mr. nadler of new york, amendment of r eight by mr. johnson georgia, amendment by ms. jackson lee of texas, and amendment by ms. moore of wisconsin. the unfinished request is the request for a recorded vote on amendment number one printed in house report 113-187 offered by mr. scalise of louisiana on which the ayes prevailed by voice vote. the clerk will redesignate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number one printed in house report 113-18 , offered by mr. scalise of louisiana. the chair: a recorded vote has been requested. those in support of the request for a recorded vote will rise and be counted. a sufficient number having risen, a recorded vote is ordered. members will record their votes by electronic device. this will be a 15-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any
of louisiana. his parents migrated to america from india six months before he was born. he was typical of guests at the white house that night. the ostensible purpose of the evening was to honor the indian prime minister, the event also served as a barometer for how far and how fast an immigrant group had risen. in one generation indian americans had bolted from outsiders to will facets of american society. if from the google wanted to make small talk on the security line with the fortune 500 ceo he could tease jeff immelt who was born and bred -- if he wanted to bask in a reflective glow of a pea -- tp presenter did chat with the correct. hollywood was represented at the event. steven spielberg and the indian director of the $0.06 whose birthplace was in india were in attendance that night. as one of the pioneering indian success stories in the united states he knew all the indian entities and as the mackenzie legend in hot spots too. he had worked with many and served as a mentor to others. when the principal deputy solicitor general was in high school and getting pressure from his i
and violating the law and they can be deported. host: our next caller is mike from louisiana, independent line, good morning. caller: hello. i like some of the points he makes. i need to get this man to go out and ask women to go out with me. host: we'll put that in the form of a question and get a response. caller: okay. start back with a little bit of time that he's put on. he said that there was no problem having your own culture. that's all fine. i'm from louisiana, i'm suppose to be french-english but i don't wear a beret. i'll let him speak a little bit. guest: there's nothing in the law that requires spanish or any other language to be spoken. i watch spanish language television but only about 10% of the time. 90% of the time i'm watching english language television, english language radio. we are part of this country. i think if you look at the vast majority of us, we're here like generations of immigrants before us and we're proud of who we are and we're also proud to be minors. host: is it different today than those from the turn of the 20th century for irish, italian and german
by the transportation system. louisiana talking to a manufacturer of our masuda goals, he told me were the most important things was getting those things from the market. he stopped. i said i'm in the transportation business. we are all in a transportation business. we have to get the cereal in the milk out in the morning. she was touched by the system. it will cost more for the milk. it impacts us all. in the last congress, we made some good progress. i think there are some very good reforms. we are still slowly getting the information. secretary fox will be here later today. i am encouraged. we had dinner the other night. he had dinner with several republicans. we had a great conversation. i look forward to it i did. it is always a positive thing. sometimes you have to leave politics at the door and get things done. i'm sure you will appreciate what the secretary has to say. they gave us a poor grade. we are at a point where we have got to figure out how to do this anyway that keeps us competitive in the world. there is a federal role. working with the state and the local governments. when yo
situation in louisiana. >> a tragic ending there. finally ended this morning after the gunman was shot and killed by police. police say the 20-year-old took three hostages at a bank in rural louisiana tuesday afternoon. he released one of the women, but just before midnight police say he threatened to kill the remaining two hostages, and that's when police stormed the building. they say he then shot the hostages, killing one of them. police then shot and killed the gunman. no word this morning on the condition of the second victim. >>> officials now say there is little hope of finding any survivors inside the indian navy submarine that caught fire overnight in mumbai after some of its weapons exploded accidently. there were at least 18 sailors aboard the vessel. rescue divers have entered the subon the remote chance someone might be alive inside an air pocket. >>> the rodeo clown who wore a president obama mask during a performance at the missouri state fair has been banned for life. fair officials say they're also reviewing their contract with the company that ran the event. the incid
. >>> a hostage and a gunman killed during a bank robbery. >>> a hostage standoff at a louisiana bank ended with both the hostage and the gunman dead. investigators say the 20-year- old suspect had no intention of robbing the bank. they say he went into the bank yesterday. he did have a gun. he took three people hostage. he later freed a female bank teller, but just before midnight as the situate teams were moving in, he shot two of the hostages and killed one of them. police -- >> not intent of fuaed abdo ahmed to rob the bank. information was obtained from his apartment was that written notes, plan he actually had a book for negotiations. >> the gunman was killed by the s.w.a.t. team. the other hostage shot is in critical condition. investigators say the gunman was mentally unstable. he actually believed there was something implabted in his head that -- implanted in his head that made him do what he did. >>> we're hearing from the ntsb on a deadly crash this morning involving a u.p.s. cargo plane. what the u.p.s. pilot union told ktvu about the aircraft and its load. >>> the panel that pu
've been in louisiana, we've been all over the place as have other organizations. what you're about to see as we get to the new year and 2014, you're going to see unleashed a wave of litigation that's going to be very difficult for additional to defend. this is not what congress wanted of that's why we had section 5. >> expensive. >> the fight was brought to us and we're going to take it on. what we're going to see is really an effort to bring to light, to bring into the courtrooms and consciousness of americans this challenge to democracy. you just heard in your previous sequence that's what really this is all about. this is a real challenge to democracy. we're standing at a crossroads and have to meet the challenge. >> it feels to me like this idea that congress didn't want this is also where democracy could flex its muscle. do you have any sense, any optimism we can get a new section 4 formula that will put the teeth back in section 5 from the congress. >> i'm very optimistic but also a practicigmatist as well. people are going to have onpush for this. dr. king did what was called a peo
" columnist and distinguished fellow. robert mann, professor at louisiana state university and author of "the walls of jericho," walter fields, now executive editor of northstarnews.com, black public affairs news and website. jack rosin that wi rosenthal, j department aide to robert f. kennedy. thank you for joining us. bob, i was struck by "meet the press" 50 years ago this sunday. the automatic sumgts if black people are coming to washington, d.c., they're militant. >> militant negros, look out. to me part of the problem with over what has happened in the past half century, despite all the progress that has been made, i think not nearly enough, i think that there are not enough militant negros out there marching or do whatever else -- doing whatever else is necessary to bring economic justice, which was the underlying theme -- actually not so underlying theme of the original march on washington. i think that's one of the reasons blacks are having such a hard time right now. >> jack, i wondered, you were there in the justice department, being part of the preparations for really -- just take
the mississippi river and how it affects louisiana along with natural subsidence and the issues of canals for oil and gas drilling and the of those nature. provided are has withe either to wetlands dunes and beaches and as we encroach on that, we are reducing the ability for mother nature to respond and be able to protect us and that increases our flood losses. hurricane result of sandy, more than 30,000 buildings in new york city were in a flood controlled area that is now -- that hasn't now more than doubled in the greater new york city area. guest: geography is geography. part of it is trying to understand better what the risk is. i would say that this is something that people sometimes fail to grasp. just because something was not in a flood zone or was 20 years ago, does not mean that it has not changed in that time frame. is development that occurs, sea level rise, because of a variety of different factors, a place that once had been not in the flood zone, may now be. if you have done other mitigation measures, you can actually move out of the flood zone. there is a community in florida tha
. louisiana is next, republican line. caller: yes, good evening. i love you so much. i watch you all the time. spent my life all around the world. i think everybody needs to -- >> what about the issue we are talking about? do you find congressional town halls -- who is your representative? do you find the town halls in your district to be useful? caller: yes, that is a good thing there. to get together with these people there. it is a good thing there. host: jeffrey, thanks for your call. another issue that we haven't talked about so much this evening in terms of what people are hearing at town halls, this is the headline, lawmaker pressed on reform at town hall meeting. let's talk to bob in virginia who had a town hall recently. it says the focus was as godlattereform denied and -- enforcement mandates for legal status for people in the country unlawfully. castro, a latino teenager pressed goodlatte on the bill. i am troubled by your proclamation the border security will not be dealt with before documentation is given to immigrants, said castro who is a member of the virginia organizing acti
in louisiana at the time. to beduke -- happened teaching in louisiana at the time. david duke nearly became governor of our state. i decided i needed to get politically active to keep the kkk from taking over the state i live in. i became active with the national organization for women because of n.o.w.'s commitment to the intersection of racism, able-ism, homophobia, all of the ism's. they are intertwined. we have been talking to colleagues in the weeks and days leading up to this very luncheon. one of the things we talked of thes the four themes 50th anniversary march on washington. that would be freedom and jobs and peace and social justice. when you look at those issues and ask yourself, what is the impact on women of those things -- then you ask yourself, what is the impact on various communities of women? what is the impact on african- american women? what is the impact on immigrant women? what about latinas, and younger women, and older women? long time ago, a legal scholar she hadrothy roberts -- that phrase. ask the woman question. any issue you are talking about, ask the woman que
the car. >> brian: louisiana, followed by alabama. congratulations, weird people. >> tucker: worst food, coming in at number one, and by the way, this is well deserved with all respect, alaska. >> brian: how many different ways can you make cod? >> ainsley: then mississippi, then alabama. >> tucker: have you been to high land foreign grill outside birmingham? >> brian: is this a push back on the study? >> tucker: this is a push back. >> ainsley: how about drunkest state? what do you think it is? louisiana, florida, california? where is nevada on there. >> tucker: what about maine? come on. >> ainsley: the rudest state. come on! who did they ask? new york? >> tucker: yeah. that's the foulest area. >> ainsley: shocker. new york, new jersey, then california. >> brian: if you get a chance to see people in california, they do seem rude. nicest state, georgia, minnesota or hawaii? all nice people and nice looking states. >> tucker: they're all nice. the cost of insurance is rising with obamacare a lot. what if there was a way around that? meet the doctor who saved one patient $17,000 by not u
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